Two security personnel injured in Imphal blast

September 5th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS  

Imphal, Sep 5 (IANS) Two Assam Rifles personnel were injured in a powerful blast by suspected militants in the Keisampat area here early Wednesday.

Police suspect that an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) was used in the blast and said the bomb could have been planted on a scooter.

Investigations are on in and around Imphal town after the blast.

“We have found the wreckage of a scooter from the blast site,” a police official said.

The condition of the injured is stated to be stable now.

On Monday, a youth was killed in Nongpok Keithelmanbi village of Manipur’s Thoubal district after a bomb, suspected to have been planted by militants, went off at his house.

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